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Year: 2020

Car accidents are more likely for adults who experience ADHD symptoms beyond childhood, according to a new study published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). ADHD, or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, affects more than 6.1 million children in America. Characterized…

As November approaches, there’s one question you’re sure to hear over and over again. Are you registered to vote? Though it may seem redundant, this is an important thing to remember! This year’s General Election will be as important as ever, and it’s your right to make your voice heard….

Many people are spending more time at home as the COVID-19 pandemic surges on. In Florida, that means chances are high that families are making good use of the backyard pool. More use means that the pool filter will need more frequent cleaning and maintenance — but be careful if…

Since this spring, we’ve been tracking local news on COVID-19 so that you and your family stay aware and healthy. We hope that you have been holding up well as schools have reopened and started for the fall semester. Unfortunately, we are seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases in Polk…

If you’ve been feeling more stressed lately, you’re not alone. Anxiety levels are rising across the country, and this is only made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our staff from our offices in Tampa, Winter Haven, and Auburndale have been learning different stress relief tactics. We figured it was time…

It’s pretty unlikely that you haven’t heard of the dangers of distracted driving. Our state has recently started to take the problem more seriously. It’s been just over a year since Florida’s texting and driving law went into effect. Though we don’t have updated statistics just yet, hopefully this law…

It’s hard to believe that another school year is already starting in Hillsborough and Polk County. Many of us have been enjoying emptier roads on our commute as traffic dropped during lockdowns. But as school opens again, more families will be on the road to and from school. It’s very…

Here on our Brooks Law Group blog, we’ve been trying to keep our readers up to date on local COVID-19 news. Most of our posts on education have been about local elementary, middle, and high schools’ reopening plans. But what about our local colleges and universities? We’ve compiled this list…

Tragedy struck last night when a young motorcyclist was killed on the interstate in Tampa. The man, only 18 years old, was on a ramp to I-4, one of Florida’s deadliest highways, from I-275. Florida Highway Patrol believe he hit his brakes, but he skidded into the guardrails on the…

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